[hom-uh-sahyd, hoh-muh-] /ˈhɒm əˌsaɪd, ˈhoʊ mə-/
the killing of one human being by another.
a person who kills another; murderer.
the killing of a human being by another person
a person who kills another
“the killing of another person,” early 13c., from Old French homicide, from Latin homicidium “manslaughter,” from homo “man” (see homunculus) + -cidium “act of killing” (see -cide). The meaning “person who kills another” (late 14c.) also is from French, from Latin homicida “a murderer,” from -cida “killer.”
The killing of one person by another, whether intended (murder) or not (manslaughter). Not all homicide is unlawful; killing in self-defense, for example, is not a crime.
- Homicide bomber
noun 1. another name for suicide bomber
[hoh-mee] /ˈhoʊ mi/ noun, Slang. 1. a or . /ˈhəʊmɪ/ noun 1. (slang, mainly US) short for homeboy or homegirl See homeboy n. also homey, by 1970s, slang, short for homeboy (q.v.). The identical word is recorded from the 1920s in New Zealand slang in the sense “recently arrived British immigrant.” modifier : and ”homie […]
noun a condition in which one murders a partner in order to gain sexual satisfaction Word Origin homicide ‘murder’
[hoh-mee] /ˈhoʊ mi/ adjective, homier, homiest. 1. comfortably informal and inviting; cozy; homelike: a homey little inn. [hoh-mee] /ˈhoʊ mi/ adjective, homier, homiest. 1. 1 . /ˈhəʊmɪ/ adjective homier, homiest 1. a variant spelling (esp US) of homy noun 2. (NZ, informal) a British person /ˈhəʊmɪ/ adjective homier, homiest 1. like a home, esp in […]
[hom-uh-let-ik] /ˌhɒm əˈlɛt ɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to preaching or to . 2. of the nature of a . 3. of or relating to . /ˌhɒmɪˈlɛtɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to a homily or sermon 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of homiletics adj. 1640s, “of or having to do with sermons,” […]